Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Financial experts have high hopes for new rules being given to credit card companies. Representative Earl Pomeroy was in Fargo today to talk about the recently passed Credit Card Act and Credit Card Bill of Rights.
Jamestown, ND (WDAY TV) - The flood of 2009 is far from over for people in Jamestown. There, the water flows are still higher than 1997 levels. WDAY 6 Reporter Sarah Klaphake tells us how this is having an on-going effect on people in the city. The Jamestown Dam is still holding back massive amounts of water in an area where the ground is soaked and water is seeping into the sewage system.
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - In 2008, 17-hundred people in the F-M area went to the Rape and Abuse Crisis Center because they were impacted by domestic violence. Now, the center is working to make sure it, and police are helping victims as much as they can. WDAY 6 reporter Sarah Klaphake joins us live with our story.
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - With a growing number of seniors needing care, the state of North Dakota is making a move that might get more people in the care giving business. WDAY 6 Reporter Sarah Klaphake has details. When workers at Bethany Retirement Living get their paychecks in July, they'll notice an increase of 80-cents an hour. The legislature approved the raise and Bethany is giving it to all non-management workers from the lunch room to the laundry room.
Valley City, ND (WDAY TV) - 19-year old Sara Gullickson, amazingly, walked out of the hospital today. It's only been three weeks since she was rescued from her car which was under water for a half hour. WDAY 6 Reporter Sarah Klaphake tells about some good luck charms the Gullickson family is thankful for.
Valley City, ND (WDAY TV) - A 19-year old who was in her car, submerged under water near Valley City for a half hour is, incredibly, back home tonight. Doctors and nurses are calling Sara Gullickson's recovery a miracle. WDAY 6 Reporter Sarah Klaphake joins us live from outside MeritCare with our top story.
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - A proposal in Washington D.C. could help you afford a new, more fuel efficient vehicle, but it may have some side effects for those choosing to stick with older models. WDAY 6 Reporter Sarah Klaphake joins us live with more. This proposal, making its way through the house is being called "cash for clunkers". If you get rid of an old car for a new one with better gas mileage, you could get up to a 45-hundred dollar voucher to put towards your big purchase.
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - The federal government wants to know what people in the F-M area want for permanent flood protection. The Corps of Engineers presented early ideas tonight; WDAY 6 Reporter Sarah Klaphake joins us live with details. The Corp says every year from 1993 to now, the Red River has flooded outside of its banks. That's one reason it is working on a plan to protect the entire F-M area from the flooding of four rivers.
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Tonight there is a special meeting in Fargo where you can tell the federal government what you think about future flood control projects in the Red River Valley. WDAY 6 Reporter Sarah Klaphake joins us live from the civic center with our top story. Right now, the Corp of engineers is giving people time to walk around and learn about what levees, diversions and water storage projects may be coming to our area.
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - The Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch is again trying to get permission to build a new youth home, treatment center and gym just south of Fargo. WDAY 6 Reporter Sarah Klaphake joins us with the latest. About one year ago, Fargo City Commissioners said no to the Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch's request to build a seven-million dollar project on the outskirts of town mainly because neighbors were worried teenagers at the ranch would cause trouble in the area.
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - A Habitat for Humanity project is helping women feel empowered and confident to get out and build. wOne of today's builders is our own WDAY 6 Reporter Sarah Klaphake. Sarah worked along side other volunteers this morning to build a garage complex in Fargo.
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - The California-based website called craigslist, is making it more difficult for prostitutes in the F-M area to advertise their services for free. Right now, craigslist.com is one place where people looking for and offering erotic services can go. Fargo Police make prostitution arrests based off information on this list.
Kindred, ND (WDAY TV) - Things are beginning to get back to normal after the spring flood near Kindred. The final evacuees are returning home, and road repairs are underway on County Road 46. That's making life a little easier. WDAY 6 Reporter Sarah Klaphake has our story from Kindred. Wendy Jacob is working at the Cenex station in Kindred today after waking up in her own home, which she hasn't done since March 26th when flood waters surrounded every way in or out.
Moorhead, Minn. (WDAY TV) - Teachers, parents and school leaders from Detroit Lakes, Breckenridge, D-G-F and Moorhead are taking time to talk about what they want out of a possibly revamped no child left behind. WDAY 6 Reporter Sarah Klaphake joins us live with details. Senator Amy Klobuchar will soon work to fix how the federal government regulates education standards and funding. So some of her staff listened to Minnesotans tonight to learn what needs to be changed.
Moorhead, Minn. (WDAY TV) - This summer, teenagers and young adults in the F-M area will have more opportunities to make money because of federal stimulus funding. WDAY 6 Reporter Sarah Klaphake joins us live with details. Summer youth programs across the county will be putting more kids to work this summer and paying them with federal dollars. The Workforce Center in Moorhead is looking for up to 150 14 to 24-year-olds who want to gain experience and training.
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